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Women In Wine: Nikki Erpelding of Vineyard Brands

This is our new blog feature, Women In Wine! Once a month, we’ll profile a badass woman in the wind industry and ask her how she makes it all happen. Enjoy! MEET: NIKKI ERPELDING OF VINEYARD BRANDS and VINE LAB WINE + SPIRITS ACADEMY   What brought you to the wine industry? The hospitality sector.… Continue

Mother’s Day Wine + Floral Pairing

Looking to create a super unique PAIRING gift for Mom on her special day? This week on Fox 9’s The Jason Show — I pair the actual aromatics of a variety of popular florals to a handful of grape varietals, regions + wine styles.   I LOVED this task!  Not an easy one, but so very… Continue

Brunchy Sips for EVERY bite on your Table

Who doesn’t love a good BRUNCH? From  chicken + waffles, avocado toast, eggs in every form, pancakes, crêpes to yogurt + granola — we’ve got you covered for every course.  I’m not only recommending a delicious Italian FIZZ, but some delicious NON ALCOHOLIC wine sips and a fun little spruced up springtime punch for enjoying!… Continue

Women’s History Month just got better with this MN Lady Winemaker

Of course we could not be more proud to celebrate our band of sisterhood amidst the month of March with Women’s History Month.  From the women who paved the way before us when it came to our professions, dreams + rights to the women who continue to inspire us to grow + believe in ourselves,… Continue

How the Pandemic Shaped Wine Drinking in the Twin Cities

I loved this recent interview with Ms. Natalie Ryder of Minnesota Monthly chatting about the pandemic + how it’s changed the way we all drink and learn wine. A great conversation as to how I see wine drinking amidst the pandemic, where I’ve taken it + how it’s changed my past year in the industry. … Continue

Women In Wine: Patty Douglas of The Wine Company

This is our new blog feature, Women In Wine! Once a month, we’ll profile a badass woman in the wind industry and ask her how she makes it all happen. Enjoy! MEET: PATTY DOUGLAS OF THE WINE COMPANY What brought you to the wine industry? I worked at Winfield Potters in St. Anthony Main while… Continue

Does chocolate really pair to wine?

With Valentine’s Day just right around the corner, I spent a little time on the Jason Show this week chatting with Jason about pairing wine to chocolate.  While many do enjoy the pairing together, do these two indulgent treats really pair all that perfectly? Check into my segment this week as I reveal my tips… Continue

Women In Wine: Vanessa Lisovskis of Bourget Imports

This is our new blog feature, Women In Wine! Once a month, we’ll profile a badass woman in the wind industry and ask her how she makes it all happen. Enjoy! MEET: VANESSA LISOVSKIS OF BOURGET IMPORTS What brought you to the wine industry? Always a very circuitous route that leads one here, I suppose.… Continue

New Year, New Wines!

A new year could mean the break of trying on some new wines — what do you think? Don’t miss my latest segment on The Jason Show as I show off a variation of new grapes for a wide selection of wine lovers! From light + full bodied whites to juicy + full structured reds… Continue

Last minute holiday Libation Gifts!

Last minute WINE GIFT IDEAS for every palate on your list! Of course we’re covering all of your libation needs, just in time for the holiday.   Catch my recommendations on the Jason Show with my pal, Jason Matheson!   Head to Sip Better’s SHOP page to grab a few of these goodies! The Meinklang pink… Continue

Women In Wine: Leslee Miller of Amusée

This is our new blog feature, Women In Wine! Once a month, we’ll profile a badass woman in the wind industry and ask her how she makes it all happen. This month it’s our own Leslee Miller. Enjoy! MEET: LESLEE MILLER of AMUSÉE, SIP BETTER, and CÉPAGE What brought you to the wine industry? I… Continue